Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$9,000

2.74% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$19,622

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

4.3%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

63.3%

1,108 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

14,519

31.5% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

24.6%

96 Graduates

About

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is a higher education institution located in Volusia County, FL. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (892 degrees awarded), General Business Administration & Management (386 degrees), and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (92 degrees).

In 2017, 3,255 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. 14.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 85.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,872 degrees), 4 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (468 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $9,000, which is $-5,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $9,000, which is $-5,000 less than the national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $19,622.

In 2017, 32% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 15% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$9,000

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was $9,000. The cost of tuition at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is $-5,000 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Special Focus Institutions ($14,000).

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Average Net Price

$19,622

2017 Value

3.26%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $19,622. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide grew by 3.26%.

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Other Student Expenses

$8,644

Room and Board

$1,080

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was of $8,644 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,080. The cost of room and board did not change between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

32%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

15%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

32% of undergraduate students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 43.9% with respect to 2016, when 57% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

4.3%

2016 Default Rate

118

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 4.3%, which represents 118 out of the 2746 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received 1,108 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 0.911% annual growth. Out of those 1,108 applicants, 701 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 63.3% acceptance rate.

There were 14,519 students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2017, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an overall enrollment yield of 73.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

63.3%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

701

Accepted Out of 1,108

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 63.3% (701 admissions from 1,108 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 62.8%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants grew by 0.911%, while admissions grew by 1.74%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%

Submission Percentage

N/A

Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has a total enrollment of 14,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,579 students and the part-time enrollment is 9,940. This means that 31.5% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 57.4% White, 8.77% Black or African American, 8.05% Hispanic or Latino, 6.11% Two or More Races, 3.38% Asian, 0.696% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.489% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Male (50.8%), followed by Black or African American Male (7.85%) and White Female (6.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Male (43.9%), followed by White Female (14.2%) and Black or African American Male (7.48%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

31.5%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, both undergraduate and graduate, is 14,519 students. The full-time enrollment at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 4,579 and the part-time enrollment is 9,940. This means that 31.5% of students enrolled at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are enrolled full-time compared with 71.1% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Retention Rate over Time

52%

2017 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was 52%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Special Focus Institutions (71%), Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    8,332

  2. Black or African American

    1,273

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    1,169

The enrolled student population at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is 57.4% White, 8.77% Black or African American, 8.05% Hispanic or Latino, 6.11% Two or More Races, 3.38% Asian, 0.696% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.489% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 44.7% White, 15.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 15.5% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,790 students (12.3%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 2325 fewer women than men received degrees from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide. The majority of degree recipients at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are white (1,872 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (468 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (892 degrees awarded), followed by General Business Administration & Management (386 degrees) and Aircraft Powerplant Technology (92 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Transportation (1,805 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (193 degrees), and Business (1,029 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Accountants & auditors (1,123,144 people), Other managers (945,517 people), Software developers (841,312 people), Financial managers (455,589 people), and Chief executives & legislators (418,541 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,805 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (193 degrees), Business (1,029 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (97 degrees), and Engineering (87 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Personal financial advisors, Magnetic resonance imaging technologists, Surgeons, Derrick, rotary drill, & service unit operators, & roustabouts, oil, gas, & mining, and Physicians

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,805 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (193 degrees), Business (1,029 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (97 degrees), and Engineering (87 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Computer Systems Design (1,212,750 people), Banking & related activities (588,693 people), Construction (574,700 people), Elementary & secondary schools (528,931 people), and Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (512,462 people).

The most specialized majors at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Transportation (1,805 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (193 degrees), Business (1,029 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (97 degrees), and Engineering (87 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide.

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology with 892 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 2,790

  2. 465

In 2017, 2,790 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide, which is 6 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (465).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 1450 degrees were awarded to men at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 8.24 times more than the 176 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 176 degrees were awarded to women at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide in General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology, which is 0.121 times less than the 1450 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

22%

100% Completion Time

28%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 22% of students graduating from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 28% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 32% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

Asian Male

Highest Graduation Rate (42.9%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is Male and Asian (42.9% graduation rate). Across all Special Focus Institutions, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 9.38% of graduates (9 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,872 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    468 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    315 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white (1,872 degrees awarded). There were 4 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (468 degrees).

14.4% of degree recipients (468 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Male

    1,602 degrees awarded

  2. White Female

    270 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Male

    265 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide is white male (1,602 degrees awarded). There were 5.93 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (270 degrees).

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Operations

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at nearly $1.19M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.12M (261%), compared to the 2.38% average return ($240k on $10.1M) across all Special Focus Institutions.

In 2017, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide had a total salary expenditure of $N/A. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide employs 64 Assistant professors, 21 Associate professors, and 9 Instructors. Most academics at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are Male Assistant professors (35), Female Assistant professors(29), and Male Associate professors (17).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide are: Business and Financial Operations, with 133 employees, Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 125 employees, and Management with 124 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$1.19M

2017 Endowment

61.5%

decline from 2016

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide has an endowment valued at about $1.19M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide declined 61.5% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $8.91M lower than than the median endowment of Special Focus Institutions according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $67k - Federal

  2. $0 - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide received $67k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$49.4M

2017 Salaries

6.07%

growth from 2016

In 2017, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a median of $49.4M in salaries, which represents N/A% of their overall expenditure ($N/A) and a 6.07% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 8.36% decline from 2015 and a 0.0904% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 2.59M (39.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$6.9M

Instructional Salaries

98

Number of Employees

In 2017, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide paid a total of $6.9M to 98 employees working as instructors, which represents 14% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $1.24M (27.5%) for similar Special Focus Four-Year: Other Technology-Related Schools.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Assistant professor

Most Common Instructor

64 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

133 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Assistant professor with 64 employees; Associate professor with 21 employees; and Associate professor with 9 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide were Business and Financial Operations with 133 employees; Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 125 employees; and Management with 124 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Assistant professor

  2. Female Assistant professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide was Male Assistant professor with 35 employees, Female Assistant professor with 29 employees, and Male Associate professor with 17 employees.

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